Blake Dournaee covers the often forgotten back-end architecture for mobile apps which should expose cross-platform APIs to mitigate some of the effects of mobile O/S fragmentation.
Steve Pember discusses creating Grails applications integrating message broker technologies, especially RabbitMQ, and applying SOA principles.
Paco Nathan reviews an example data analysis application written in Cascalog used for a recommender system based on City of Palo Alto Open Data.
Jeff Magnusson takes a deep dive into key services of Netflix’s “data platform as a service” architecture, including RESTful services that: provide comprehensive metadata management across data sources (Franklin); enable visualization and caching of results of Hadoop jobs (Sting); and visualize the execution plans produced by languages such as Pig and Hive (Lipstick).
The panelists discuss innovation at the enterprise level avoiding the business’ constant volatility.
Crista Lopes writes a program in multiple styles -monolithic/OOP/continuations/relational/Pub-Sub/Monads/AOP/Map-reduce- showing the value of using more than a style in large scale systems.
Steve Lawrence showcases several agile metrics supporting an organization’s objectives, but also addresses some of the bad metrics and the 7 sins of Agile measurements.
Ken Collier discusses Agile Analytics, a combination of sophisticated analytics techniques, lean learning principles, agile delivery methods, and "big data" technologies.
Gergely Timar shares lessons learned at Indextools, a web data analytics firm acquired by Yahoo!.
Oleg Zhurakousky discusses architectural tradeoffs and alternative implementations of real-time high speed data ingest into Hadoop.
Debbie Madden discusses the types of attributes intrapreneurs have in common, how one can identify an intrapreneur, and what can be done to impact technical innovation from a human perspective?
Clay McCoy discusses using Groovy’s metaprogramming capabilities and AWS SWF to deal with unreliable remote services, parallelization, scheduling critical timers, and server failures.